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Words We Carry: Essays of Obsession and Self-Esteem – FREE!!!

Originally posted on Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo: Get this book FREE Now Here! Blurb: “I have been a great critic of myself for most of my life, and I was darned good at it, deflating my own ego without the … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror…

  “Mirror is my best friend, because when I cry, it never laughs.”  – Sir Charles Chaplin  “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.”               – … Continue reading

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Not guilty

Originally posted March 2012 “No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.” —George Bernard Shaw … Continue reading

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Fire & ice

  This was originally posted 21 December 2011. “A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.” – Mae West * Fire & ice Winter It’s cold Like your touch And I Am a creature Of the … Continue reading

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She knows me so well…

“Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.” – Marge Piercy *** She knows me … Continue reading

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self-help

“Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within.” – David Duchovny “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how … Continue reading

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Memoir

“Love is forever, lust is for the moment…got a moment?” – Michael Gorman “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful…” – Mae West Memoir You shall be My pillow book My brush Will record Each story We create … Continue reading

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Wounded

“Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.” – John Locke “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” – Nelson Mandela “A … Continue reading

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Haiku: Childhood

“Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.”  – Herbert Ward “Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them, leaves an impression.” – Haim Ginott “When someone was hitting me, or like sexually molesting me, it just … Continue reading

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La chatte

“Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.” … Continue reading

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